Drive Antimicrobial Stewardship by Eliminating False-Positive Blood Cultures

Event Date: Aired on January 23, 2018
Event Location: Available On Demand
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Topic

Drive Antimicrobial Stewardship by Eliminating False-Positive Blood Cultures: University of Nebraska’s Clinical Trial on Eliminating Blood Culture Contamination

Speaker

Mark Rupp, MD
Professor and Chief of Infectious Diseases, Medical Director of the Department of Infection Control
Nebraska Medical Center

Barbara DeBaun, RN, MSN, CIC
Improvement Advisor
Cynosure Health


Attend this 60 minute program and you will learn:

  • The extent of the public health challenge associated with the current standards in blood culture testing
  • The improvements achievable in patient safety, antimicrobial stewardship, quality outcome metrics and hospital costs
  • A clinical trial case study demonstrating the impact of new technology, and the achievable new standard in blood culture accuracy